Hostex powering Food & Hospitality Africa and IFEA entered its second day at Gallagher Convention Centre, open from 6 to 8 May 2018. Over 250 exhibitors spread throughout two massive halls make up the industry-leading trade show with a 32 year history.

If you’ve registered online already, congratulations! You’ve qualified for free entrance to the show. If you haven’t yet registered, there is still time to do so and experience the last day of the show that delivers. Download the app on Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Use the app to register for free entrance, plan your visit, look up exhibitors and explore all the excitement and innovation waiting for you at Hostex powering Food & Hospitality Africa and IFEA. Alternatively, visit and click “register online.” The next show is in 2020, so act now to avoid missing out!

The third and final day of the show on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 is set to be a rollercoaster of hospitality, foodservice and retail activity! Don’t miss the Celebratory Chefs Mystery Black Box Challenge at The Skillery, happening at 13h00. The winner of the coveted SACA President’s Cup will be announced at the Skillery Competition Zone at 15h00.

Free-to-attend seminars at the Host-ED Theatre inspire, inform and educate – featuring a range of topics relevant to a number of industries. Catch the following on Tuesday:

  • Raynor Damons will be speaking about the in’s and out’s of delicious menu creations at 11h00 at the Host-ED Theatre
  • Marylee Townshend and Kevin Kruger from IRI Worldwide will be touching base on local and international food trends and eating habits at 12h00 at the Host-ED Theatre

Exhibitors have travelled from far and wide to showcase their products at HOSTEX. Notable exhibitors include Chipkins Puratos have launched a revolutionary new Sunset Glaze, which is completely egg-free. Xeros Bead Cleaning have several jaw-dropping products to exhibit… Do you want to know how to wash linen with a fraction of the water? Visit the Xeros stand to find out!

If you’d like to know more about HOST-ED topics, speakers and schedules at the 2018 show, a full programme is also available here: or you can download the new
HOSTEX app to hold all of the show’s info in the palm of your hand: Google Play Store or Apple App Store